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Class Schedules

  • Basic Keelboat - ASA 101
  • Has space this next weekend of 12/22-23.  
  • Space available every weekend thereafter

  •  Never more than 4 students per boat

  • Only $293.30.  Free charter and mentor session included. 

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  • Combo Classes

  • We have over 60 Combo classes each year
  • Combo (ASA 103 & 104) Availability

  • December 14-16: Full
  • December 21-23: Space for one person
    December 28-30: One person or a couple

    Every Combo class as of January 4 has at least 3 spaces open

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    We are now offering two day courses for ASA 103 and ASA 104 as separate courses so it is not necessary to take a day off.
    Price is $335 per person
    Private is $850 for one or two people

  • You can save $80 on the Combo course (ASA 103 and ASA 104) by placing a deposit for ASA 101 and the Combo course at the same time.
    The total deposit for both courses is $300.

    This reduces the Combo to $592.48 from $672.48

Classes are taught year around

  • Next 105 class is Monday and Tuesday, December 17-18.  One space is available

    • Deposit locks in the savings until you are ready to schedule the class
    • We do enrollment over the phone

    • Join Bay Area Sailing Association for $399 
      For one year

    A Note regarding weather.  Our experience over 20 years is that the forecast is much more accurate from a local tv station such as or the government's
    Galveston Bay Marine Forecast for zip code 77565. and similar sites are for a too broad an area to be as accurate.
    Gift Certificates for Sailing Lessons Make a Great Gift

    ASA 101 - Basic Keelboat     Learn how to Sail
    We offer the Basic Keelboat Course every weekend year round. You can enroll in a class with as little as two days notice. Weekday and private lessons can be arranged. We are here to make it easy and affordable for you to enter the world of sailing. Ask about our private Mentor sessions for only $250.00.

    ASA 103 and 104 Combo (Basic Coastal Cruising and Bareboat Chartering)

    We offer the Combo course every weekend except when it falls on Christmas. It is recommended you book this class at least 2 weeks in advance. We do about 60 Combo courses every year so advance booking will help ensure you are able to reserve a specific weekend. This class normally is Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. 

    ASA 105 - Coastal Navigation Classroom Course
    The next 105 class starts Monday and is December 17-18 and has one space left..

    This class is offered once each quarter.  Space is limited to eight students so early booking is recommended

    ASA 106 - Advanced Coastal Cruising Course
    Next scheduled class is May 3-5, 2019.

    Call us at 281.334.4179 to book any of the above classes.

    ASA Instructor Qualification Clinic:

    Would you like to become an ASA Instructor? Bay Area Sailing School is in need of more instructors. We require our instructors to be experienced, easy going, and to enjoy passing the joy of sailing to new sailors.  Go to, go to the "Instructor" tab and go to clinic schedule in the drop down box to get details of the schedule in Kemah.  All enrollments are done directly with ASA.  We are here to answer any questions you may have.